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Performer: Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

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BudapestAn evening with Péter Eötvös

An evening with Péter Eötvös
Eötvös
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Peter Eötvös; Zsolt Haja; Hungarian Radio Symphony Choir; Zoltán Pad

BudapestWagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Ádám Fischer; Elisabet Strid; Norbert Ernst; Bo Skovhus; James Rutherford

BudapestWagner: Das Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold
Wagner: Das Rheingold
Ádám Fischer; Hartmut Schörghofer; Corinna Crome; Johan Reuter; Zsolt Haja; Szabolcs Brickner

BudapestWagner: Die Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Wagner: Die Walküre
Ádám Fischer; Hartmut Schörghofer; Corinna Crome; Zoltán Nyári; Johan Reuter; Simone Schneider

BudapestWagner: Siegfried

Wagner: Siegfried
Wagner: Siegfried
Ádám Fischer; Hartmut Schörghofer; Corinna Crome; Stefan Vinke; Gerhard Siegel; Peter Kálmán
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A thunderous end to the 2019 Budapest Ring

Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde) and dancer © Bálint Hirling, Müpa Budapest
A Ring cycle of sustained excellence closes with telling contributions from Foster, Vinke and Pesendorfer in the three lead roles.
*****
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Konieczny's Wanderer outstanding in Siegfried in Budapest

Gerhard Siegel (Mime), Stefan Vinke (Siegfried) © Gábor Kotschy, Müpa Budapest
Müpa's Ring sees all-round musical excellence for a third night in row, which will be remembered more than the various distracting miscues in the staging.
****1
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Reuter and Schöck turn up the heat in Die Walküre in Budapest

Johan Reuter (Wotan), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde) © Szilvia Csibi, Müpa Budapest
Six excellent singers bring out the best in Wagner's dramatic narrative, marred only by a Ride of the Valkyries that fails to convince.
****1
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A near-flawless cast in Das Rheingold in Budapest

Christian Franz (Loge) © János Posztós, Müpa Budapest
Hartmut Schörghofer's updated concert staging receives strong singing from everyone and a thrilling orchestral performance.
*****
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Tannhäuser's long and tortuous journey of the spirit

Sophie Koch (Venus) and Stephen Gould (Tannhäuser) © Zsófia Pályi, Müpa Budapest
Stephen Gould is less than convincing in the lead role of Tannhäuser, but excellent ensemble work under Ádám Fischer's inspired direction offers compensations.
****1
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